Duncan Jones made his directorial debut in the 2002 short film ‘Whistle.’ After a 7-year hiatus, Jones returned to the director’s chair for the 2009 science fiction film ‘Moon.’ The film opened to wide critical acclaim with critics praising the direction of Jones. He also received several awards, including the ‘BAFTA Award,’ ‘BIFA Douglas Hickox Award,’ ‘Hugo Award,’ and ‘Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award.’ In 2011, he directed the American science fiction action thriller ‘Source Code.’ The film earned praise from critics and was a massive box office success, grossing over $147.3 million on a budget of $31.9 million. Jones also earned the ‘Hugo Award’ and ‘Ray Bradbury Award’ nominations for his direction in the film. He next directed the 2016 American action-fantasy film ‘Warcraft.’ The film was based on the video game series of the same name. The film was panned by the critics and was a box office disappointment.
In 2018, he directed the neo-noir science fiction film ‘Mute.’ Jones was also one of the writers of the film. ‘Mute’ opened to mostly negative reviews and earned an approval rating of 21% on Rotten Tomatoes. He is all set to direct the upcoming film ‘Rogue Trooper.’